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Wednesday, 28 October 2009

bunny postie

today i am showing a xmas card i made using the fab sketch over on LILI OF THE VALLEY.
just love this xmas stamp it is just so cute from lili of the valley!!

sorry i have not been a good blogger again this week, lewis is poorly with such a bad cold/cough/temperature.
also pauls witness papers arrived yesterday (300 sheets) for him to read through before his appeal regarding work, next week. please keep your fingers crossed for us.

Sunday, 25 October 2009

twinkle twinkle ~JCBC#48

well here we are again another monday morning and another fab sketch over on JUST CHRISTMAS AND BIRTHDAY CARDS (my link doesn`t seem to work this morning ~so please try my side bar for link to site)
this weeks sketch (48) is by the talented Ninchen ~so hope you will join in the fun and play along making a christmas or birthday card (or both).

i have used papermania xmas paper, sarah kay ~noel shepherd stamp, elzybells word stamp, nestabilities circles and stickers, ribbons and glitter from my stash.

cannot believe we are nearly at the end of October ~where has this month gone???..soon be christmas now is the time to get making those xmas cards!!
well my boys are on school hols this week, the clocks have gone back to "winter time"... any extra sleep?? what do you think? ofcause not!!
have a fun crafting day!!

Friday, 23 October 2009


today i am showing a birthday card i made (requested by my mum for a friend) ~so had to find some crafting time to get it made!!...sorry another terrible photo ~don`t know if it is my fingers or the camera!!
used the wonderful sketch over on WHIFF OF JOY (link on my side bar)

used whiff of joy stamp~ melinda with bouquet, magnolia tree stamp, colorbok papers, quickutz flower circles, stampin`up circle punch, sizzix corner dies, outline stickers from my stash and lots of glitter.
well the weekend starts soon ~hope you have fun ~my boys are now on their hols!! #oh joys!!..well halloween is on the horizon #so fun to be had!!
hope you have a fun week!! ..and some crafting time!!

Monday, 19 October 2009

the miracle of christmas

today i am showing a christmas card, using the sketch on A SPOONFULL OF SUGAR, and following the challenges on MY TIME TO CRAFT ~ "quick and cute" and STAMPAVIE AND MORE ~"christmas" ~links on my side bar.

used K&CO xmas paper, sarahkay noel peace stamp, studio g wording, nestabilities rectangle die, ribbon and bows from my stash. finished with glitter.
sorry i really have so very little time to craft and blog these days ~with whats happened the last 3 months....and still on going.

Friday, 16 October 2009

..... piece of cake

i am showing a card i have made for one of lewis`s girl~friends in his class, birthday ~which i believe is today (anyway lewis refuses to go to the party tomorrow)~oh to be the grand old age of six!!! lewis informs me she loves pink and bright colours!!~good excuse to ink up these new stamps and use this bright paper!!
followed the fab sketch on SUNDAY SKETCH AND STAMP and followed the challenge on ONE STOP CRAFT~ "happy birthday" (links on my side bar)

used english paper company paper, magnolia yummy cake and tilda sat, see d`s wording, nestabilities label dies, stampin` up scalloped edges punch, flowers, ribbon and charm from my stash ~ with lots of glitter (requested by lewis ~especially inside ~didn`t take photo of that)oops!!
hope you have a wonderful friday...nearly the weekend!!

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

seasons greetings

well today i am showing a christmas card i made for our next door neighbours little daughter (yes i thought it was time i started to make christmas cards for family and close friends )
this fitted in wonderfully with the challenge over on LILI OF THE VALLEY (link on my side bar), as their challenge this week is "a christmas card for a child" ~and just love this stamp!!... think ted looks fab decoupaged!!!
for this card i followed the wonderful sketch over on FRIDAY SKETCHERS.

think you may need to click on the pic to get a close up of my detail, including the embossed vellum (on the main pic)~ which is just not showing up with my fab photography skills!!
used lili of the valley ~teddy holding star stamp, dovecraft xmas blues paper, cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder on white vellum, nestabilities oval dies, quickutz nesting flowers, circle tag and photo corner dies, cuddly buddly circle saying, and ribbons from my stash (just love the large glitter ribbon i got from a craft show last year and just never used it)~finished with lots of sparkle!!!

Sunday, 11 October 2009

for someone special ~ JCBC #47

here we are again monday morning ~yay!!!! ...and a new sketch over on by the lovely MADA ~wow when i saw this sketch i really had to sit down and think about it ~but once i got in the creative mind set ~i was well away ~hope you will enjoy using this sketch as much as i did!!

here is my birthday card ~used two fab sugar nellie stamps ~just love these two sweet faces ~for some reason my camera has gone strange (yes i know it was me hitting the buttons) but it is soooooooo out of focus!!???... really cannot see the card very well ...... but you get the idea!!

found this pretty paper in my scraps draw (no idea what it is), used flower punch, sizzix corners, various nestabilities rectangle dies, ribbon and gems from my stash, finished as always with some glitter.

hope you can join in the fun with me and the other talented girls in producing a christmas or/and birthday card!! look forward in seeing your creations.

have a good crafting week!

Saturday, 10 October 2009

partridge in a pear tree

well today i am showing a christmas card i made following the sketch over on SUGARBOWL BLOG CHALLENGE (link on my side bar)
what a wonderful sketch to follow and a chance to ink up this amazing stamp.

used dovecraft xmas papers, various coloured card, sugar nellie ~partridge in a pear tree stamp, stamin`up scallop edged punch, various stickers and brad from my stash ~and lots of stickles glitter (well it is xmas!!)~if you click on pic get the full dazzle!!
hope you all have a fun weekend and get some crafting done!!

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

jingle bells...jingle all the way!!

well i thought it was about time i did some crafting ~and christmas is only a few months away!! so found a great challenge over on ~CHRISTMAS BLOG CHALLENGE (winter wonderland) ~ "sleigh bells ring" ~(link on my side bar) ~perfect for my un~inked pennyblack stamp!!

used crafty individuals xmas paper, pennyblack stamp, sizzix snowflake, quickutz tag and photo corner dies, cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder on vellum and brads from my stash finished with lots of glitter!!
do hope our home is back to some kind of normal before xmas ~thankyou again for your e-mails ~what wonderful friends i have!!